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with members of congress on how they use technology and social media web sites, and many this installment, a conversation with republican representative john culberson of texas. when you think of the political process, what do you believe the role of social media is as far as how folks like you communicate to the folks at home? >> guest: my job description is representative, and the most imporant part of that, of course, is to use my own good judgment based on my core principles and knowledge i have based on the feelings of my district to vote to represent them up here, but equally important is my role as communicator to make sure i keep them plugged in and insuring that they know what's being done here in washington. so i use social media, i see social media as a vital part of my job in communicating with my constituents, and quite frankly, i'm a very passionate jeffersonian republican who believes strongly in the tenth amendment and that we need to get the federal government away from my kids, my home, etc., let texas run texas, and i think social media will, frankly, be the root of the
action. james is back home where his wife tells us she must monitor him 24 hours a day along with 28-year-old calvin locknear, police picked up two teens in connection with tuesday's beating. emmanuel mill areand zachary. both face charges except the hate crime because they tell police that locknear was the ring leader in this racial attack. >> we're not in a position to know the full extent of their beliefs and a lot about their lives. >> it's not the group giving the direction, it's the people belonging to the groups for whatever reason who tend to be acting on their own ideology. >> there are 13 known racist groups active in our state including the maryland skinheads. a 2007 documentary you are watching right now is posted on youtube. >>> the world health organization is warning that swine flu could soon explode back on the scene. officials say most countries may see swine flu cases double every three to four days until peak transmission is reached. >>> robert novak will be laid to rest today. he passed away tuesday after a long battle with cancer. he sparked a major controversy after
to passengers' rights? want to hear from you on that, any topic, 1-877-tell-hln. e-mail us cnn.com/primenews. and you can text us at hlntv, just start your message with the word prime. it's your chance to be heard. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> i can't get over that plane story. i'm mike galanos. this is "prime news." big news in the michael jackson death investigation. more than a dozen cops, including federal drug agents, executed a search warrant this morning at a pharmacy in las vegas. it's part of the follow-up of the searches of the clinic of dr. conrad murray. just yesterday we learned the toxicology report is complete. but the cause of death still top-secret. well, could this investigation be close to an end. could an arrest come sometime soon. we'll take your calls, 1-877-tell-hln's the number. joining us to talk about it, ted rowlands. jim moret, chief correspondent "inside edition." and also joining us, don clark, former fbi special agent in charge. ted, let's start with you. again, ted on this one since day one. what are they looking for at this pharmacy
where ben franklin used to sit naked and think. >> oh, yeah. >> that's a hot spot. a subway platform where jerry springer was born in london. >> sure. >> it is a quirky, quirky tour. >> usually, the "weekend window" is stunning vistas and parkways. this morning, we've been warned, i'm intrigued by this story. first, ron claiborne kicks us off. >> good morning, bill and kate. >>> we begin with breaking news after 18 years the remains of american pilot scott speicher who was shot down during the first gulf war have been found in iraq. in a combat mission first night of the war back in january 1991, the military initially declared him killed, but changed his status to missing in action and then captured. the military says his remains were recovered the past week and flown toover air force base for identification. >>> we turn now to the three americans held in iran believed to be college students on vacation who mistakenly crossed the border into iran while hiking. abc's jim sciutto has the latest from london. good morning, jim. >> reporter: well, good morning. efforts are now under way
didn't use the word competent when he said that mccain said what the party needs to do is recruit hispanics but not just because they are hispanic. possibility same meaning but not the same word. we just thought we would let you know. here is suzanne malveaux now in for wolf blitzer in "the situation room." >> thanks, rick. happening now, breaking news, north korea pardons two imprisoned american journalists after extraordinary intervention by former president bill clinton, taking his case directly to kim jong-il in north korea. the two women convicted of hostile acts and serving a 12-year sentence of hard labor. now we are learning new details about what the former president has to do and say to win their freedom and when they will be coming home. >>> wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics, extraordinary reports from around the world. you are in "the situation room." >>> we are following breaking news this hour t is a stunning turn of events in north korea where former president bill clinton made a surprise trip to win
. will not forget about you. we will skirt by the southern and eastern suburbs today leaving us with partly cloudy skies north of the district and off to western maryland. the balance of the day is looking at highs around 76. this is about a month ahead of schedule. normally a high like this toward the end of september. angie, good morning. >> good morning. it is monday, august 31st. we are kicking off the 6:00 hour and traffic not looking that bad. 95 northbound. right now no problems between the prince william parkway and lorton. clear from the fairfax county parkway to the mixing bowl. to the inner loop we go. finding drivers between 95 past braddock road up to 66 clearly at speed. the outer loop, disabled vehicle at the toll road. good news there. that is now gone. lanes are moving. jumping to the beltway. this time north of the district in maryland where a little volume is building on the outer loop at university. we will take it over to 50 where we are flying this westbound from the bay bridge to bowie to the beltway. things are moving nicely as far as speed is concerned and finally that wil
who pulled the baby from that burning car. news4's jackie bensen is live for us in manassas with the latest. what a disturbing story, jackie. >> reporter: the officer told us that baby was a tiny girl. just about 7 months old. ine shs okay and is okay. she was strapped in a car seat. w noe driver of the w understa driver's licenseok rev some time ago. lshe a'so facingll i aegal immigration charges. now we have pictures for you. n't know if you can see em .h they areth pictures ofhe the t t it looked leheik wn a prince williamouolnt pyniciceff oer came upon the scene offf tsh crh on rug by ad, c5:45 this g. olice say the driver accelerated when the officer tried to s htoppim for speedi. e officer followed atlo a sr s speed and encountered a terrible scene. smoking car engine and man trying to stumble away. >> baby in the car. >> reporter: what did you do? >> went and started to try to find where the baby was and get into the car. couldn't get into the driver's side. went around the the passenger's side and able to force the back door open. >> reporter: the driver's hospital
a gun at an officer dies at a local hospital. good morning. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is thursday, august 27th. angie goff is here. she will have the traffic update for you. we say good morning to kim martucci and how's the weather? what's danny canning. >> danny boy is in the atlantic ocean churning up a storm and we are keeping one eye on him but i am watching with equal importance a front and i think that will be the thing that brings wet weather this weekend. that is actually good news. i think danny will be too far out to sea to take a direct hit here or get too close to the coast. here's a look at the day at a glance. temperatures in the middle 70s and upper 70s and that was our target at nine. it is happening. mostly sunny skies. approaching the mid-80s. instead of the 90s like yesterday afternoon we will put on the brakes around 88. more clouds will be approaching the area. a frontal system is on top of us but the rain attached to it is behind the front. we will hold off on the rain likely until tomorrow. this is what danny looks like. an enhanced satel
time in a couple of years. clouds and inraare north anin east of us. w.now.no frerk 75. winchester 73. hagerstown also 890 at this hour and eastern shore looking at lower 70s. the day at a glance. 83 by 9:00. do the exercise early. 93 by noon and 98 would tie the record. we will talk about than coming up. right now 5:01. angie has the traffic. >> hope you have that coffee brewing. we are ready to jump start your day looking at 95 and the bw parkway. so far so good. smooth sailing out of baltimore to the beltway. live from 270, we are here at 121 -- actually this is the outer loop north of the district. live from university no problems or incidents. the lanes are wide open. switching the shot over, here's 66. tracking head lights. moving great through centreville. see what is going on 395 northbound. right now no delays in to duke street and i want you to know as we go back to the graphics if you ride the yellow or blue line, you have track maintenance issues. over to andrea. >>> as howard is telling us, brace yourselves for the heat. yesterday was bad. today is expected to be worse. 9
're going to take you to a discussion on a survey on teenage drug use. that is the former health and human services secretary. a new study is out on teenage drug and alcohol use. >> better able to help our nation's teens grow up drug free. we regard this as a work in progress, as we try each year to improve our ability to identify the situations and characteristics that influence a risk that teens will smoke, drink, get drunk, using illegal drugs, or of the use prescription drugs. we do not ask whether the teens do this. a number of government surveys conduct such studies of substance abuse. rather, the survey asked questions such as, how many teens friends smoke, drink, or use drugs? or at what percentage of parties but teens and 10's are alcohol and illegal and prescription drugs used. over the past 15 years, we have surveyed thousands of american teens and their parents. we have identified a number of circumstances and characteristics that affected teens risk of smoking, drinking, and using drugs. we have learned how such things as stress, boredom, spending money, parties, hanging out o
for joining us. today is wednesday, august 19th. angie goff is here. she has a traffic update for us. we say good morning to kim martucci. she's back and ready to go. >> i am rubber stamping yesterday's weather forecast today. i hope you don't mind. i'm not trying to put it in cruise control but we will be in one of those stagnating weather patterns where we have thunderstorms, high humidity and with that the heat. let's get testd,ar erod evon this -- it , is is wednesday. good morning. here's hour time lapse tower cam. we are okloing at the washington monument. you losee e thclouds leftov yay by. and now partly cloudy skies, it is 79 and the winds are calm and humidity is 74% at reagan national airport. as for the numbers, they run ye gamut from 75 in gaithersburg, already 81 in leesburg. it is 79 at quantico and looking south and west, culpeper has a pair of sevens on the map. this is what it feels like. when we factor in the humidity it feels warmer, middle 80s in the district and 82 in winchester. so, we will keep it humid. and rather warm this afternoon. by the lunch hour, we will alre
aboard, folks. 6:00 in new york city. thank you for joining us. brian is off. peter is here today. peter. good morning. gretchen: let's talk about bill clinton. haven't heard about him for a while. he has been dispatched to north korea to try to bring those those two americans who have been in prison. they were ordered to 12 years of hard labor, laura ling and yuna lee. now the president -- it's unclear who requested him to come over to north korea, but can he get the job done? he's known as a diplomat. the rest of the world basically loves this guy. can he make his magic work there? steve: the two women were working for a company that was owned by al gore. and al gore does have an association with bill clinton. i believe they worked together back in the 1990's from what i remember. >> they don't like each other, i don't think. steve: then why is he here? apparently one of the families said, remember, we've imprisoned the girls for 12 years because we think they were spies. but, you know what? we would release them to bill clinton. if bill clinton shows up, laura ling and yuna lee, we mi
and getting hired by contractors, who were being sold back to us by the contractor because we still had needs that over the skill-set that the government employee had. . employee would not grant a for an employee who resigned from the agency for a period of 12 months. that's not retired from the agency. if you put enough years in the agency to be eligible for retirement i said, god bless you, you've put your time on, you can move on. but for resignations, the one tool we had was the clearance process and we simply said if you left here, resigned in the last 12 months you're not getting a clearance. i did not want to become the triple-a farm team for a bunch of organizations around the beltway and provide them trained personnel to sell back to us. that too is government efficiency and it doesn't say anything about the contractors. >> right, right, so basically you were losing all these people that were coming back and had to pay for them. >> yeah. >> jack, in the old days this idea of retiring from the c.i.a. and going back and working for them was, i believe, called double dipping, right? it
get anything new, just let us know. in the meantime another developing story tonight. today, summer scorching. the temperature believe it or not is not a record breaker. >> the t 6-degree temperature combined with the humidity puts the average of 88 seem cool. gary is tracking the intense heat for us in the weather center. >> just to make this official i haven't gotten in all of the official high temperature readings for today. so far what i have seen for national has been 96 degrees. the record for national on this date is 98. we may get very close if not touch that. i don't think we will surpass that. today at 1:00, dulles was actually actually up to 101 degrees and that was the actual air urat so the record highs foryou can ee national. 96 dulles and 100 for bwi. the fo0 i 0bw1r will be good. a wrecord for dulles and bwybe neighbor and even i.close to that. they have been lower to mid-90s all day long. hd ac hktrue view we have 96 for national. lioocng off oofor dulles. winchester 92. hagerstown 93. the reason they e ncngclioo ofl there is thunderstorm activity to the west. some
'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is monday, august 10th. if you didn't call your buddy on the 9th yesterday, what are you waiting for? give them a call right now. angie will have the traffic in just a moment. howard is here to tell us about the triple hs. >> hazy, hot and humid. today not much relief and tomorrow will be better. s for a the pool, andrea, i know some flames that are going -- some families b@ararargoing ly upgoin uply. the heatexcessive. . arwe excessive. we are tothe to the mp urerteesat in ars. 1ne fis aerriinntgomery and dc of o m dur ovfaer and charles and charles county. e counties are generally west of e uto up tloct l.na 81 agan nrel.na r air aistation and wihars2.gewn 8 st y encer, you are up kl78ic at heup meickly at 78 and the helu ermometer is li tta . wale merm lia ttle warm. i will tell you that. most heat index values in the middle 80s. low 90s by noon. 5:00 temperature, 98. that would make it the hottest day of the year and tie the record of 66 years ago. i will be back with the record to beat for the day. right now here's angie. >> thank you, h
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
promised $3 billion for reconstruction. >>> it looks like u.s. support for the war in afghanistan is flagging. 50% of those surveyed think the war didn't worth fighting. joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen says he's concerned about that lack of support. he says afghanistan remains vulnerable to being retaken by extremist forces. >> well, i think it is serious, and it is deteriorating. i have said that over the last couple years, that taliban insurgency has gotten better. their tactics just in my recent visits out there certainly indicate that. general mcchrystal is about to wrap up his assessment, and he will come in with that assessment in detail, and i haven't seen that. >> you have no doubt he'll ask for more troops? >> actually, we're not at a point yet where he's made any decisions about asking for additional troops. >> three years ago the u.s. had about 20,000 forces in afghanistan. by the end of this year, that number will be 68,000, including 17,000 sent over by president obama. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is expected to give a report in about two weeks on
put a dent in your weekend plans. >>> good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. us on steve chenevey.h this thursday morning. the flags at this u.s. capitol at half-staff in honor of the late senator ted kennedy. they will remain that way through sunset sunday. >>> president obama handed down the order in a proclamation yesterday had n. which he called senator kennedy one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe sa
, pushing for a bill without a single republican vote. >>> also, deadly violence against u.s. forces and election workers in afghanistan just hours before the polls open in this country's critical presidential vote. we are on the ground seeing first hand what election officials are up against. >>> and a big-city city mayor is speaking out about the brutal beating that sent him to the hospital. but so far, the family of the accused attacker is also speaking and now conflicting stories are beginning to emerge about what really happened. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news in politician and extraordinary reports around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> first, we begin with breaking news. a decision reached in a case the u.s. has been watching very closely, trying to fervently influence. should a terminally ill man convicted in the bombing of pan am flight 103 be granted compassion nal release and be allowed to die at home? our cnn homeland security correspondent jeanne meserve is joining us live. what are we hearing abou
-- in fact, i'd like to ask all of us do you get the sense that the government speaks with one voice on these matters? i guess >> i guess from our limited view of the contract, i would say yes. >> i don't see anything but a single voice. >> okay. mr. houck >> i would agree with the exception of dcma. we have received very little input oversight from my knowledge from dcma. in fact, they contacted us for the first time just last week. >> really? >> yes, sir. >> thank you very much. that's fascinating. i'll yield my last 30 seconds. >> commissioner tiefer? >> mr. houck? >> yes, sir. >> on the issue of you having had no choice left to you by inscom but to cut linguists' salaries, would you undertake to give our staff -- would you have some high level people who know the stuff in your place give our staff a briefing with actual records and actual figures as opposed to the alternative of simply reducing the ridiculously set-up subcontracting structure which your contracting officer could have done for you on a partial termination for convenience? >> we will welcome the opportunity, sir, t
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. you can also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org. if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
. you have helped us to answer the question whether washington is empty in august and the answer is, no, we thank you all for being here with us today for this joint newsmaker and book and author committee event. i am chair of the newsmaker committee and also washington correspondent for workforce management, a business magazine published by crane publications. and the book and author committee chair is andrew schneider and andrew is over here to my right, he's an associate editor at kipling washington editors. this morning we're going to explore the privatization of intelligence, a topic whose news peg was sharpened to my delight by today's front page stories on the c.i.a. outsourcing 2004 operations designed to kill al qaeda leaders. we have an outstanding panel to delve into this topic. general hayden to my left, he's a retired four-star air force general who served as the director for the national security agency from 1999 to 2005, and director of the c.i.a. from 2006 to 2009. to my right, my immediate right, is another former bush administration official michael chertoff who was se
guest: the koppers have a long history here in the u.s. and they can be in different forms. they can be owned by the members themselves and they use their strength as a group to purchase goods or services and the cooperatives of that would be formed across the united states would act in the very same way as they do today. i informed rural illinois and we are very familiar with cooperatives as individuals come together as groups. americans think of themselves as the rugged individualists, but actually, we join groups all the time. and the cooperatives give the power of groups to the individual. i think that it can bring competition to the health care sector. we need greater competition. but we need greater choices for individuals. and that is what i think cooperative's done correctly will do. a cartel, on the other hand, is controlled by the suppliers and their monopolistic -- and they are monopolistic and they do not serve to enhance competition. cartels killed competition. we ought to be careful about the real language that is being used. kecoughtahost: it sounds like ot c
. >> we were taken to a location, and when we walked in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >> more of their emotional homecoming and details on how it all happened. >>> we're following a developing story. late-breaking details in the deadly shooting at a gym near pittsburgh. what we're learning about the suspect. >>> a bold new positive pofl to reduce the number of teenage std cases about the area. wait until you hear what d.c. schools are talking about doing. news 4 midday starts right now. >>> you're watching nbc 4 live from the leading news station. this is "news 4 midday." >>> good morning. we begin this midday with breaking news. the two american journalists arrested, convicted and sentenced to a labor camp in north korea are finally back on u.s. soil. they arrived in california just about two hours ago after a harrowing journey. brooke hart with the late-breaking details now. >> reporter: journalists laura ling and euna lee touched down on u.s. soil and to the family reunion of their lives. >> we could feel your love all the way in north korea.
.m. temperature, a record tying 98. give us good traffic. >> i will do my best, howie b. welcome to the 6:00 hour. we are ready to jump start your workweek beginning with 95 northbound in virginia. already a little slow from the prince william parkway to lorton. taking it to 66. no problems to report this time. as you take a close look at 50 to 123. moving along, hey, maryland, things are mighty fine on 270 from germantown to the split. on the outer loop north of the district, already seeing a good amount of volume from new hampshire georgia. a couple of breaks along the way. and we will wrap with 95 and the bw parkway. nice and green out of baltimore past powder mill to the capital beltway. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> i think you have heard this earlier in the day it will be a scorcher today and for most of the week. for healthy people the heat can be dangerous but they are the sick and elderly it can be down right deadly. armando trull is joining us from rockville with survival tips. >> good morning. the heat advisory as you heard from howard kicks in at noon. that me
cause you to lose your sense of smell? one local man said so. he used zica an over-the-counter product, and those products have caused hundreds of people to lose their sense of smell according to the fda. michael flynn talked to a patient who said he can't smell or taste anymore. >> felt like someone had ignited gasoline in my nostrils. it was awful. >> this 33-year-old sterling resident says that's what happened when he used this zicam nasal cold remedy almost two years ago. since then, he complaints, he hasn't been able to taste or smell anything. >> it's bad. i mean, think about all the things that you smell, you know, day to day that no longer will you ever smell. i mean, rain on the black top smells. >> today, the fda told consumers to stop using the zicam nasal gel sprays and swabs about 130 product users have complained of losing their sense of smell. dr. robert hanken runs the taste and smell clinic in northwest washington. he said more than ten patients make this same complaint. >> it isommon for people to lose their smell with a cold. the role of zicam is unclear. >> hanken a
course, is what's going to happen in the u.s. with that jobs report. so a little caution going on and profit going on ahead of that report. the nikkei 225 ended up 0.2%. the kospi up 0.7 ers. but take a look at the shanghai composite and hang seng. these are getting hit big time. there was talk about tightening monetary policy, government researchers saying china will not tighten policy before developed nations do so because it first needs a recovery in ex ports. still, a lot of investors are worried that's going to happen. in terms of oil, this is how it looks for nymex and brent. nymex light sweet crude is looking 67 cents lower, $71.29 a barrel and brent is trading lower, as well, $74.23 a barrel. looks like it's all about jobs here in asia. looking ahead to what you guys are going to give us, bertha. >> very big numbers, christine. very big expectations. the estimates range from about 320,000 jobs to goldman sachs which now says it thinks maybe we only lost 250,000 jobs, only. that's nothing to sneer at, however, that would be a significant drop-off in the rate of declines.
of analysts think gold is locked in a range new mexico after the united states labor day. >> joining us right now. we have our panel dibie and daniel. gentlemen, thank you very much for being with us. daniel, let me start with you first. a lot of risk aversion here in asia. how bumpy is the road ahead going to be for equities? >> i think it's going to be reasonably bumpy. valuations are clearly extend at about 9 1/2 times earnings. your risk/reward from these kind of levels is poor. back testing is a guide. also, i think there has to be concerns about the economic cycle here. it's clear that the u.s. consumer is doing nothing, that the spending is still very weak, both in the u.s. and europe and that is going to undermine the global economic cycle. and i think sentiment towards it could weaken in the months ahead and asian equities could drop 10% to 15%. >> we're getting news that china's sovereign wealth fund is looking to increase its joe seas by this year. surely, they must view that things are bottoming out. >> even at the six months horizon, the economic news flow will be very supportive
law enforcement officers tells us the remains were so badly mutilated investigators had to use the serial numbers on her breast implants to identify her. her nude body was found in a dumpster behind an apartment complex. she was stuffed inside a suitcase. an arrest warrant was issued thursday for reality tv contestant ryan jenkins who is from canada. nancy grace talked to a royal canadian mounted police official about the search there. >> straight out to sergeant duncan with royal canadian mounted police. he joins us from vancouver. thank you for being with us. sergeant, i understand many authorities believe he is hiding in the metro vancouver area. why do they believe that? >> well, at this point i guess, nancy, some of the original indicators were that he might be attempting to enter canada. at this point we haven't confirmed that he is in canada, but we are obviously not taking any chances and ordering a thorough investigation to figure out if he is here. >> jenkins and fiore were married in march. cnn has been unable to confirm reports that marriage was annulled. >>> the in
to weak people that they convinced to commit suicide, but at the end of the day, do they accept us as a jewish state proof. -- as a jewish state? . >> in on the complex -- armed conflicts, that our strategies and also psychological operations. in the counter risen efforts -- counter-terrorism efforts, and it may be an abstract question that requires an abstract answer, is there a viable strategy or tactical approach to the use of psychological the terence to deter -- psychological deterrence to deter the actions of terrorists? it is easy to think about the physical deterrents and protections of borders and so forth. how liable is psychological deterrence -- how viable is psychological deterrent to that that of nuclear and biological materials and so forth, and also to be armed aggressors? >> bill on the panel would like to deal with that? -- who on the panel would like to deal with that? >> on mondays, wednesdays, and friday's i am an optimist and believe that there are solutions to problems. one tuesdays and thursdays i am not an optimist, or in the words of mark twain, i am an op
, or more months at a time. economists worry that the shock of the financial crisis may have driven u.s. into a period of permanently high unemployment. monticello, arizona, kathy. caller: good morning. i am calling in on the unemployment figures and i understand that the congress is looking at another extension for people. i have been underemployed and unemployed for the three years since october 1. i was a victim of downsizing in our state where the governor signed a billion-dollar contract with ibm to downsize local social service agencies. part of my concern is that the unemployment numbers that you get, people do not understand that that is based on the people drawing benefits. whereas people who no longer have an unemployment benefits, those people are not even popping up in the numbers. host: we appreciate all your calls this morning. we will be back at 7:00 eastern time tomorrow morning. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] . >> he has been in the iraqi parliament since 2005. he is the first deputy speak
it tell us about the killer? >>> the new swine flu rules. the government releases new guidelines, suggesting three shots this year. but is it safe? >>> a sister's celebration. lisa ling tells us how her sister is coping after months in captivity. and what really happened in north korea. >>> and a triple-play in the park. three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in our summer concert series. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off, on this friday, august 7th. and we continue to learn more about the man who opened fire on an aerobics class earlier this week. >> we have a team of reporters looking into this. insight into him will help going forward. and this is a relationship class. a tough-love tutorial, with him participating. >> this, as the victims' families prepare to say good-bye. the funerals tomorrow for three women killed. >> john berman has been in bridgeville, pennsylvania, since the beginning. he's looking at wh
is o tupe ea of us here, eslypealci alon s east 5. 9of tof 95. so this is where thhee acav actytyviti has been the lastvi rauple of s.urho ll s.fain ra ba herecknothing is llg infi in. . wsne . ws at whabout ga i ll tell you what, we will zoom in teanlooking at tyssviroac activity across e , ouare nd area, around de is good besneit is it k inrefo think before the methgagigabebes heinec f tasort e game but not the deluge had earlier. the flood watch until 2:00 a.m. showers and storms will be tapering off. come back and talk more about danny. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a private memorial service is set to begin in an hour in honor of senator ted kennedy. family and friends including john kerry filed past kennedy's casket as he lay in repose in boston today. senator kennedy's funeral mass will be tomorrow morning in boston. his body will be flown to andrews air force base so he can be buried at arlington national cemetery. his gravesite at arlington is in some ways chosen by the martyred president kennedy. he stopped at the site and remarked it was so beautiful he could
arrested in iran. li the swiss diomplstdis d atpeepp to help since the u.s. doesn't itveelh wnsirh an. . they were accused of crossing the border from iraq. they were hikers and one of the missing hikers is identified as a man from pennsylvania. >>> it's a mystery for more than 18 years and finally, closier for a family. >> the pentagon identified the remains of a missing pilot. he was shot down and here's more. >> reporter: navy pilot was shot down in 1991 durg the first night of the gulf war. now, some 18 years later, marines have uncovered bones and skeletal fragments, enough to make an identification. >> i guess you could use the word bittersweet and certainly say, it's good there's closier because the family's been up and down all these years. >> reporter: the officials say that the information came last month according to the defense department, an iraqi citizen stepped up. he knew of a crash and says that the pilot was buried in the desert. he was married and had two young children. >> for the children to know and not have to continue to wonder is their father alive, that's the
>> good morning. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will talk with sandra shaw who will tell us about whether any york. >> we have a very active weather pattern. you will need the umbrella for the afternoon during the next few days. this is a very tropical and moist air mass. instability will develop in the afternoon. scattered showers and storms today through saturday. 77 degrees downtown. partly cloudy and up to 90 before we see those scattered showers clear up. our weather pattern will change sunday morning. we will have more on that in her mccain bill in a short bit. -- hurricane bill in a short bit. >> let's check on traffic. we have an accident near st. paul. the speed sensors are looking pretty good around the area. there is a truck fire we are hearing about. we will update you on that as we get more information about it. five minutes on southbound i-95. here is a look at another portion of 95 in howard county looking very good. 95 at white marsh is checking out fine. the area bridges are looking very good. that is the latest. back to you. >> our big stor
lawrence is tracking these developments. he is joining us from los angeles. chris? >> reporter: frederica about a month ago, an iraqi citizen came forward and told the u.s. military about the possible location of captain speicher's grave. and it was in an area very close to where the military had found pieces of his shattered airplane way back in 1993. now the marines went to that part of the desert where another iraqi citizen told them he remembered an american jet crashing and told them he was there when the bedouins found captain speicher's body near the crash site and buried him there. so the u.s. military went out to that site and it took several days over the past week, but they did find captain speicher's remains. they found bone fragments, skeletal fragments, multiple skeletal flagments, actually. and then those were flown to dover air force base where the military medical examiner was able to match his jaw bone with captain speicher's accidental records and that's how they confirmed his positive identification. the family spokesman tells us just a few minutes ago that they are ex
. there was a fire at a median security prison just south of lexington housing 1,200 inmates. guards had to use tear gas to get the prisoners under across. eight inmates and eight staff workers were injured but no one had to be admitted to the hospital. >> right now we're happy to report to you that the facility is secure, the inmates are accounted for. we had minimal injuries which are still being assessed to the inmates. and as far as we know right now, minimal if any injuries right now to any staff or department of corrections personnel. >> state police haven't said why the inmates rioted. the prison have been on lockdown when the inmates -- prison officials decided to relax that shortly before the rioting started. >>> as long as they're in lifelong and monogamous same-sex relationships, gays and lesbians can serve as clergy in the lutheran church. the previous policy of the church allowed gays to serve as members of professional rosters only if they were celibate. gays and lesbians recht about 2% of the population. >>> we have learned new details about the killing of a former swimsuit model in c
senator dan web. our dan rivers is in bangkok and joins us on the phone. remind you're viewers of what happened with this american. >> reporter: well, this guy, john yattow sparked an international incident by swimming across the late to get to the home of suu chy. he spent a couple of nights had her compound before he was discovered. they then put her and him on trial for breaking the terms of her house arrest. he was just sentenced last week to seven years hard labor. well, now, a u.s. senator, jim webb, has managed to secure his release. we understand the senator and john yattow will be flying no bangkok on sunday. >> what did he get on song suu kyi. what will happen with her? >> reporter: he managed to get something that a lot of previous diplomates have not been able to get. we haven't heard anything at all on whether her house arrest will be relaxed. to be honest, that's farrell unlikely, because there is a lot of speculation around this. they wanted to keep her out of the way for next year's election. they were key to extend her her house arrest. this was a perfect excuse to do
wants her first name to be used and she is so shaken at what she found outside her apartment last week when she tossed her trash into the dumpster. >> i noticed that something was moving, but it was not coming out. all i saw was a lot of flies. i looked and there was a dog just breathing, like helpless, looking at me like help me. >> a young female pit bull had been tossed into the dumpster. her face so swollen with most of her battered body stuffed into a tightly wound plastic bag. the law enforcement officer was called to the apartment building on 9 street to pull her out of the dumpster where she had been left to die. >> she had chewed a hole in the bag to get her head free. >> she has a lot of swelling under here. >> the pit bull was given the name, trooper. >> whether or not it was a dog fight or she was attacked by dogs, she has pingture wounds all over her head and neck. >> residents of this private building tell me they are not allowed to have dogs. they are convinced that whatever happened to the pit bull that ended up in the garbage dumpster happened somewhere else. tr
captioning sponsored by wpbt >> paul: u.s. stocks take it on the chin with the dow posting its biggest drop in over a month, down 2%. that has some wondering if the summer rally's over or just taking a breather. >> jeff: today's selling started in asia and spread around the globe, despite japan's emergence from recession. global markets strategist stu schweitzer joins us for a look at the big picture. >> just to be on the safe side we decided not to kill any engines or shred any cars until the government funds the program. and pays for it. >> paul: sam mansouri's among thousands of car dealers waiting on a "cash for clunkers" payday and wondering what's next for the industry. >> jeff: then, shares of lowe's get nailed, falling 10% as the home improvement retailer's latest earnings miss the mark. and it pulls back on expansion plans. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> jeff: and i'm jeff yastine. susie gharib is off tonight. this is "nightly business report" for monday, august 17. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program was made possible by contributions to your pb
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and human misery as weapons against the inflation. let us pledge that employment will be the first priority of our economic policy. . across the generations. it is the glory and the greatness of our tradition to speak for those who have no voice, to remember those who are forgotten, to respond to the frustrations and fulfill the aspirations of all americans seeking a better life in a better land. we dare not forsake that tradition. we cannot let the great purposes of the democratic party become the bygone passages of history. we must not permit the republicans to seize and run on the slogans of prosperity. we heard the orators at their convention all trying to talk like democrats. they proved that even republican nominees can quote franklin roosevelt to their own purpose. the grand old party thinks it has found a great new trick, but 40 years ago an earlier generation of republicans attempted the same trick. and franklin roosevelt himself replied, "most republican leaders have bitterly fought and blocked the forward surge of average men and women in their pursuit of happiness. let
nasa will try again. good morning, i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is tuesday, august 25th. angie is here and she will have more on the serious accident she told you about a few minutes ago and kim martucci is back. had a nice time away and a gorgeous day to return. >> boy, is it ever. you know what makes it so nice is the lack of humidity. we will be close to 90 but once we cut back on the humidity levels we can handle it. great to have you with us. straight up at 9:00. a jam packed full show and yoar look outse,idus tside, we up to 75 ed up an 75 on nging on to g hangin on to au heyo tvem nginer and eu m in we ar ead an out to western maryland. that feels pretty good. 78 andrews air force base and 75 right now at annapolis. all right. so what's going to be happening the next couple? i will tell you. not a lot of rain. in fact our humidity will stay low. temperatures will start to go up and we will have nice summertime weather. now, the ailer jens are starting to pick up. i will have the allergy report in our next weather tip. we will be taking you to 82 during the lun
-block area and took a knife to water lines being used by construction projects. of course police are investigating. there's an anticrime surveillance camera in the area and police plan to look the tapes to see if they can identify suspects. we will have details coming up on 9 news now at 5:00. >>> and we are following a developing story from northeast washington. a man shot by police officers early this morning has died. this happened around 3:40 this morning at a shell gas station on benning road northeast. officers responded to a report of a man with a gun at the gas station. when they arrived the suspect allegedly pointed the weapon at officers and the officers fired at the suspect. police will not say if this was a robbery attempt. >>> at this time i have been told that the subject had a weapon and he was tapping on the window of the shell station, cashiers location. >> reporter: no officer was injured in the shooting. stay with wusa 9 and wusa9.com. we will have the latest information on this story. >>> we now know the name of one of two people stabbed in northwest washingto
's had a very busy morning. howard is here to tell us if we will get heavier rain the rest of the day. >> i think we have seen the heaviest. south and east could get some but a light showery pattern and angie will blame me for the traffic issues. >> doing it all morning. >> but the afternoon will get better. teeserurat are urstruggling to bye onti ti you by especially, it, ay it is to lyto ike gufeau ke august. pae , eastthe pa east, 81 cle out harrisonburg, w neetma owtownlit to moderate gh ers t outhere. but meea t br, bras well. it is t noint nsracolyg intant the showers will couent into mi ni g adis weo thoughout rt ainly after the lunch ho thanat. r hogh. than that. howa o tcoks clar over to ney ol olney and rockville, a anfew showers to bwi. soheylrnarhe mr and ieavrain ie n reerowagn evto en rt north beach to plum point to hughsville and la plata. is is moving east northeast. on the weather computer. we will show you the on. e bapicture here. one bah tc showers from this morning raced up to new jersey and long island. s. wing with lingering er n. it vea momow fere hours a
police officers. we begin with prince george's county. a car crashed into a u.s. park police cruiser on southbound bw parkway near route 197 this morning. the officer was flown to shock trauma in baltimore. the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. a woman also had to be hospitalized. that accident backed up traffic on north and southbound lanes throughout the morning but both are now opened. >>> and four hours before that accident, a virginia state trooper was hurt while trying to pull over a suspected drunk driver. the trooper crashed into a jersey wall in the southbound lanes of route 110 near the pentagon. the officer's injuries are said to be minor. the suspect is still on the loose. >>> a shopping trip took a frightening turn for one fairfax county boil. the man on your screen is facing multiple charges accused of cornering the child inside a booth room. police say he followed the 9- year-old inside the dick's sporting goods and tried to hold the boy there against his will. the suspect is 47-year-old steven ligon. it turns out he's a registered sex offender. he to
and unleash u.s. investment to create innovative technologies and whole new industries right here in america, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and protect our children from pollution. so i do look forward to hearing all of our witnesses today about how we can work together to rise to the clean energy challenge and to transform our economy. senator inhofe. >> well, thank you, madam chairman, and thank you for holding this hearing. i think it might be a good time since we're going to go into august recess to kind of assess what we have leshed from -- learned from these hearings. madam chairman, since i turned the gavel over to you, this committee's held over 30 hearings on global warming with numerous testimony from officials all over the country and world. these hearings explored various issues associated with cap and trade, and i'm sure my colleagues learned a great deal for them, but over the last two years it was not from these hearings that i, that we got to the essence of cap and trade. it was the democrats who cut right through the chase, it was the democrats over the last two year
. the storms are not done with us yet. >> for the up-to-the minimum details we head straight to bob in the storm center. what are we going to be getting? >> depends where you are. as we saw today, there was some spots but not much rain. boy, if you were underom oefaw those torrential rains, it was like being under a water fall and you can see how thick the air is. we still have a lot of moisture. here is the area that's still under a flood watch. ed into watch until 2:00 in the morning. there are some flood warnings over there in the eastern shore. for some of those heavy rains. there is a batch and it is not only rain but also thunder once again. moving into southern maryland and moving right through charles county and coming up northern st. mary's county. l of these rains do contain some very, very heavy -- storms do not contain very, very heavy rains. they will be movin through prince george's county. we will keep an eye on things. look at how much rain fell in silver spring. that was just a matter of minutes. over two minutes. over two inches. so when that comes through, it does
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